Pesto-Glazed Asparagus With Cherry Tomatoes

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Entered for safe-keeping. From Women's World 12/18/08. Since pesto has garlic, basil, Parmesan cheese and ground pine nuts, this makes a quick side dish of wonderful flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius).
  2. On jellyroll pan, toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper. Roast asparagus, stirring occasionally, until tender, 25-30 minutes.
  3. In bowl, toss cherry tomatoes with pesto. Add tomato mixture to asparagus during last 5 minutes of cooking time.
Most Helpful

5 5

This recipe is very tasty with definite Mediterranean flavors. Though I found that 30 minutes was a bit long and the asparagus was overcooked, it was tasty, tasty. I used grape tomatoes instead of cherry tomatoes (no cherry tomatoes at the store). Next time, I will cook the tomatoes longer as 5 minutes is not long enough. Love asparagus and the addition of tomatoes mingled with the pesto flavor very nicely, making it a "keeper". Thank you KateL for a nice addition to my menu

5 5

Way fabulous! From the colors to the flavors! And EASY! I only roasted my skiny asparagus for 15 minutes before adding the tomatoes. I LOVE warmed through tomatoes, btw. This really brightens a plate. Made for the 7/09 Veg*n Swap. :)